We are Heirs

A responsive reading based on what is bequeathed to us:

M:        Listen, my dear brothers: Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom he promised those who love him?
C:        We are heirs of the kingdom (James 2:5)

M:        Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.
C:        We are heirs of a special blessing (1 Peter 3:9)

M:        And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.
C:        We are heirs of eternal life (Matt. 19:29)

M:        Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?
C:        We are heirs of salvation (Heb. 1:14)

M:        Because God wanted to make the unchanging nature of his purpose very clear to the heirs of what was promised, he confirmed it with an oath.
C:        We are heirs of God’s promises (Heb. 6:17)

M:        He who overcomes will inherit all this, and I will be his God and he will be my son.
C:        We are heirs of many things (Rev. 21:7)

M:        Therefore you are no longer a slave but a son, and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ. (Galatians 4:7)

Scripture taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version, Copyright© 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society.  Used by permission of International Bible Society

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